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Ghost Pepper potting

Posted by atxman Austin, TX (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 14, 12 at 10:36

Hello all, I have a ghost pepper plant that I have been growing since July from a seed. From July til late Sept I have kept the plant inside, the last month and a half I have kept outside during the day and bring in at night. It has grown about 4 inches the last month with new leaves growing fast. It is currently in a 1 gal pot, when should I transplant to a larger pot and what size should it be? I plan to keep it outside during the day as long as the high keeps above 60 F. Is that a good plan?

Thanks
David


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RE: Ghost Pepper potting

David, you will want to end up with it in a 5 gallon pot. I would go ahead and move it, you will be suprised how many roots it has.


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RE: Ghost Pepper potting

Yes, you could move it, but lugging 1 gal of dirt is a lot easier than lugging 5 gal. Leaving it in the smaller pot for a while won't hurt it this small. Your call.

As for moving it outside, IMO the direct sunlight justifies it more than the temps.


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